[Web-SIG] PEP 444 (aka Web3)

Chris McDonough chrism at plope.com
Sun Sep 19 17:32:36 CEST 2010

On Thu, 2010-09-16 at 13:44 +0200, Tarek Ziadé wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 16, 2010 at 1:03 AM, Chris McDonough <chrism at plope.com> wrote:
> > A PEP was submitted and accepted today for a WSGI successor protocol
> > named Web3:
> >
> > http://python.org/dev/peps/pep-0444/
> >
> > I'd encourage other folks to suggest improvements to that spec or to
> > submit a competing spec, so we can get WSGI-on-Python3 settled soon.
> I have a request for the middleware stack. There should be one obvious
> way to get back to the original application, through the stack
> Right now, I have to write crazy things like this depending on the stack:
>   original_app = self.app.app.application.app
> Because some middleware use "app", some "application" etc..
> I propose to write in the PEP that a middleware should provide an
> "app" attribute to get the wrapped application or middleware.
> It seems to be the most common name used out there.

We can't really mandate this because middleware is not required to be an
instance.  It can be a function.

- C

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